'''Henry Archibald Hertzberg Lawson''' (17 June 1867 – 2 September 1922)
was an Australia
n writer and bush poet
. Along with his contemporary Banjo Paterson
, Lawson is among the best-known Australian poets and fiction writers of the colonial period and is often called Australia's "greatest short story writer".
He was the son of the poet, publisher
and feminist Louisa Lawson